Physics Curriculum

Course No Course Name Type Credits Requisites
ACWR 101 BASIC ACADEMIC WRITING Common Core 3
ALIS 100 ACADEMIC AND LIFE SKILLS Common Core 1
COMP 125 PROGRAMMING WITH PYTHON Required Area 3
DOS 171 DIGITAL LITERACY Common Core 1
MATH 106 CALCULUS I Required Area 3
MBCH

Description

  • CHEM 103: GENERAL CHEMISTRY
  • AND CHEM 103L: GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
  • OR MBGE 200: INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY
  • OR CHEM 104: CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEERING
Required Area 3
PHYS 101 GENERAL PHYSICS I Required Area 3 Co-requsitie: Must be taken with PHYS 101L Co-requsitie or Pre-requsite: DOS 171 or CPAP 100
PHYS 101L GENERAL PHYSICS I LABORATORY Required Area 1 Co-requsitie: Must be taken with PHYS 101
UNIV 101 INTRODUCTION TO KOÇ UNIVERSITY Common Core 1

Course No Course Name Type Credits Requisites
ACWR 106 ACADEMIC WRITING FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Common Core 3 Prerequisites: ACWR. 101
MATH 107 INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA Required Area 3
MATH 203 MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS Required Area 3 Prerequisite: MATH. 106 or consent of the instructor
PHYS 102 GENERAL PHYSICS II Required Area 3 Prerequisite: PHYS. 101 or consent of the instructor and must be taken with PHYS 102L
PHYS 102L GENERAL PHYSICS II LABORATORY Required Area 1 Co-requisite: Must be taken with PHYS 102
TURK 100 TURKISH-SPEECH AND COMPOSITION Common Core 4

Course No Course Name Type Credits Requisites
ECSA

Description

  • ECON 100: PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
  • XOR ECON 101: INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
  • AND ECON 102: INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
  • OR ECON 110: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC AND STRATEGIC BEHAVIOUR
  • OR ECSA 220: GLOBAL BUSINESS STRATEGY
Common Core 3
MATH 204 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS Required Area 3 Prerequisite: MATH. 107 or consent of the instructor
MATH 211 STATISTICS FOR SCIENCES Required Area 3 Prerequisite: MATH. 106 or consent of the instructor
PHYS 205 GENERAL PHYSICS III Required Area 4 Prerequisite: PHYS. 101 or consent of the instructor
SOSC

Description

  • INTL 101: INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • OR PSYC 100: PSYCHOLOGY
  • OR SOCI 100: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
  • OR SOSC 101: CITY AND SOCIETY
  • OR SOSC 102: CULTURE AND SOCIETY
  • OR SOSC 104: HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND RELATIONSHIPS
  • OR SOSC 105: MIGRATION & GLOBALIZATION
  • OR SOSC 108: SOCIAL ORIGINS OF WEALTH, POVERTY AND DEVELOPMENT
  • OR SOSC 109: SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • OR SOSC 110: STATE AND SOCIETY
  • OR SOSC 111: STUDIES IN POPULAR CULTURE
  • OR SOSC 112: MUSIC AND SOCIETY
  • OR SOSC 114: CIVIL SOCIETY AND DEMOCRACY
  • OR SOSC 116: CHALLENGES FACING YOUNG DEMOCRACIES
  • OR SOSC 117: HAPPINESS
  • OR SOSC 118: ENCOUNTERS WITH GLOBALIZATION
  • OR SOSC 119: DATA AND SOCIETY
  • OR SOSC 120: CIVIL SOCIETY, PHILANTHROPY, AND THE NONPROFIT SECTOR
  • OR SOSC 130: FOOD, POLITICS & SOCIETY
Common Core 3

Course No Course Name Type Credits Requisites
ETHC

Description

  • ETHC 101: ETHICS IN INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIETY
  • OR ETHC 102: LEGAL PHILOSOPHY
  • OR ETHC 103: HUMAN RIGHTS
  • OR ETHC 104: POLITICAL THEORY AND LAW
  • OR ETHC 105: ETHICS AND EVERYDAY LIFE
  • OR ETHC 107: SEXISM AND DISCRIMINATION
  • OR ETHC 108: WHY BE GOOD?
  • OR ETHC 109: ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
  • OR ETHC 111: THE ETHICS OF HAPPINESS
  • OR ETHC 112: BIOETHICS
  • OR ETHC 113: A QUEST FOR ETHICAL FOUNDATIONS
  • OR ETHC 114: ANIMAL ETHICS
Common Core 3
HUMS

Description

  • HUMS 102: ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATIONS
  • OR HUMS 104: SEA ROUTES: CIVILIZATIONS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
  • OR HUMS 105: FAITH AND POWER: EXPLORING THE WORLD MIDDLE AGES
  • OR HUMS 131: HISTORY, POWER AND PEOPLE
  • OR HUMS 137: CONTEMPORARY FOREIGN POLICY: TURKISH PERSPECTIVE
  • OR HUMS 109: THINGS: THE MATERIAL WORLDS OF HUMANITY
  • OR HUMS 113: THE CRUSADES
  • OR HUMS 114: HISTORY OF ISTANBUL: ANCIENT TO CONTEMPORARY
  • OR HUMS 115: MYTHOLOGY AND RELIGION
  • OR HUMS 116: CURIOSITY
  • OR HUMS 117: RATIONALITY & IRRATIONALITY
  • OR HUMS 120: TRUTH AND POLITICS
  • OR HUMS 121: MONARCHS AND MERCHANTS: ART, ARCHITECTURE & ARCHAEOLOGY OF T
  • OR HUMS 125: EMPIRES OF THE STEPPES: ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF EURASIAN EMP
  • OR HUMS 129: CRITICAL THINKING
  • OR HUMS 130: HISTORY OF SCIENCE&TECHNOLOGY
  • OR HUMS 132: ILLUSION : WHEN APPEARANCES DECEIVE
  • OR HUMS 133: SPACE&TIME
  • OR HUMS 134: WHY DO WE WRITE? THE HISTORY OF WRITING
  • OR HUMS 135: LISTENING TO ISTANBUL: MUSIC IN CONTEXT
  • OR HUMS 136: PHILOSOPHICAL PARADOXES
Common Core 3
MATH 303 APPLIED MATHEMATICS Required Area 3 Prerequisite: MATH. 204 or consent of the instructor
PHYS 201 MECHANICS Required Area 3 Prerequisite: (PHYS. 101 and MATH. 204) or consent of the instructor
PHYS 206 GENERAL PHYSICS IV Required Area 4 Prerequisite: PHYS. 102 or consent of the instructor

Course No Course Name Type Credits Requisites
ASIU

Description

  • ASIU 100: LITERATURE AND THE SOCIAL WORLD
  • OR ASIU 101: FILM AND THE VISUAL
  • OR ASIU 102: IMAGINING THE OTHER
  • OR ASIU 104: ART AND INNOVATION
  • OR ASIU 105: WAR IN LITERATURE, ART AND CULTURE
  • OR ASIU 107: LANDMARKS OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE
  • OR ASIU 108: THE ETHICAL DILEMMA IN LITERATURE
  • OR ASIU 109: ART OF MUSIC AND MOVEMENT IN THE 20TH CENTURY
  • OR ASIU 110: ISLAMIC ART: PROBLEMS AND TRENDS
  • OR ASIU 111: FILM GENRE
  • OR ASIU 115: GREEK AND ROMAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE
  • OR ASIU 116: BODIES IN LITERATURE
  • OR ASIU 117: WOMEN AND GENDER IN LITERATURE
  • OR ASIU 118: DESIGN THINKING
  • OR ASIU 119: HISTORY, CULTURE AND SOCIETY OF TÜRKİYE THROUGH CINEMA
  • OR ASIU 120: HUMAN IMAGE THROUGH THE AGES
  • OR ASIU 121: SENSORY EXPERIENCE IN LITERATURE
  • OR ASIU 122: NEW MUSIC TRENDS : 20th CENTURY AND AFTER
  • OR ASIU 123: CITIES&URBAN EXPERIENCE IN FILM
  • OR ASIU 124: ART&MEDICINE: AN INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL MEDICAL AND HEALTH H
  • OR ASIU 126: VISUAL RHETORIC
  • OR ASIU 128: MUSIC&POLITICS
  • OR ASIU 129: NURTURING CREATIVITY
Common Core 3
HIST 300 HISTORY OF MODERN TÜRKİYE Common Core 4 Prerequisite:ACWR 101
PHYS 301 STATISTICAL PHYSICS Required Area 3 Prerequisite: PHYS. 205 or consent of the instructor
PHYS 302 ELECTROMAGNETISM I Required Area 3 Prerequisite: PHYS. 102 and MATH. 203
PHYS 401 QUANTUM MECHANICS I Required Area 3 Prerequisite: PHYS. 206 or CHEM. 103 or consent of the instructor

Course No Course Name Type Credits Requisites
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
PHYS 312 ELECTROMAGNETISM II Required Area 3 Prerequisite: (PHYS. 302 or ELEC. 206) or consent of the instructor
PHYS 390 INDEPENDENT STUDY Required Area 3
PHYS 402 QUANTUM MECHANICS II Required Area 3 Prerequisite: PHYS. 401 or consent of the instructor

Course No Course Name Type Credits Requisites
AREA

Description

  • PHYS 3XX/4XX/5XX except PHYS 398,PHYS 490,PHYS 491
Area Elective 3
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
PHYS 414 COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS Required Area 3 Prerequisite: MATH. 203 and 204 or consent of the instructor

Course No Course Name Type Credits Requisites
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
ELECTIVE General Elective 3
PHYS 403 SOLID STATE PHYSICS Required Area 3 Prerequisite: PHYS. 301 or consent of the instructor
PHYS 405 EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS Required Area 4 Prerequisite: PHYS. 206 or consent of the instructor